The library will be closed to the public beginning Friday, March 13 until further notice. Library staff will available by phone at 508-359-4544 and email at medfield@minlib.net, Monday - Friday, 10 am - 6 pm, and we will be happy to answer questions about accessing our many online resources and eBooks. The community's health is our first priority and there will be no fines during our closure, any that do appear will be waived when we reopen. All holds will remain available after we reopen.

Apply for a Library Card

Ways to Apply

Apply in person at the library, or apply online.


Proof of Address & Valid ID

Every patron requesting a library card must present the following:

  • Current, valid Massachusetts Driver’s license or Massachusetts State Identification Card with current address.

OR

  • One document from Section 1 AND one document from Section 2 below.

Section 1. Proof of identification –current or expired (i.e. driver’s license, passport, school ID)

  • Passport
  • Alien Resident Card
  • Government issued cards, such as Military ID
  • State issued photo ID including welfare, Medicaid or FID card
  • University or school ID

Section 2. Proof of current local address* (must include applicant’s name)

  • Utility bill or tax bill (dated within the last 60 days), an eBill can also be accepted
  • Imprinted bank check or deposit slip
  • Official school schedule with applicant’s name and address typed on it
  • Official letter verifying residency and mailing address dated within last 30 days from a social service provider, temporary employer that provides housing, or a short-term residence
  • Postcard mailed to applicant from the library

*a Post Office Box or business address is not sufficient – a current residential address is required.